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Ling Lane

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Ling Lane Palterton.

Ling being Old Norse (lyng) for land on which heather grew.

Palterton end and Quarry. SK. 478 678.

Scarcliffe end SK.485 677.

A well defined farm lane running towards Scarcliffe from Palterton off the Mansfield Road but not reaching it. It would appear to be between 2 and 4 hundred years old in accordance with the formula (see) and finishes as a lane onto fields well before the A618 that runs through Scarcliffe. 

Ling Lane

View over to Scarcliffe

View from old quarry site

Old quarry site, now the laybye.
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